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PDS Tech Inc Project Manager Senior in Carlsbad, California

PDS Tech is seeking candidates for a Project Manager position in Carlsbad, CA

Position Summary:

Apply engineering knowledge and skills for complex engineering projects that focus on design, development, reliability, and the most efficient utilization of equipment, materials, facilities, processes, and people in order to produce products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage, prioritize and complete projects or programs of moderate size, scope, and duration

  • Research and strategically source external vendors and contractors to bring in engineering solutions and/or capital equipment that meets needs of project user requirement specifications

  • Coordinate project work with other engineers, technicians, designers and/or or drafters

  • Develop project plan, schedules and work plans, estimate resources, timeline and costs, and track and report documents

  • Define the project scope, goals, and deliverables

  • Document and track project plan

  • Maintain continuous alignment of project scope with defined strategic business objectives

  • Monitor progress of projects, identify problems impeding progress, and participate in their resolution

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans

  • Troubleshoot, research, analyze, identify, evaluate, design, propose, implement, and document engineering solutions that affect products, processes, components, assemblies, and/or equipment

  • Conduct project-related research

  • Collaborate with production personnel and other departments to gather information and draft reports, and improve equipment, processes, and products

  • Create test parameters and participate in the testing, validation and implementation of engineering solutions

  • Identify broad conceptual ideas and develop them into useful solutions

  • Establish continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field preferred

  • 8-10 years of related experience with complex automated production equipment in a manufacturing environment

  • Must have experience working with external vendors and OEMs

  • Knowledge of and experience using project management methodologies and software, familiarity of Agile Scrum a plus

  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various products

  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite and Solidworks

  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and organize projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments

  • Strong verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes

  • Up to 40% domestic and international travel

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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